Can I borrow you lighter?

Published by Christopher de Raismes in the blog Christopher de Raismes's blog. Views: 71

A mourning soul, nothing more
than a half carton of Marlboros,
stands there pleading for an escape.
I understand why, but seeing myself
in another is too hard to handle.
All I can do is accept his wish and pass
my lighter over, hoping it'll provide
some comfort and resolve.
Then the utterance of passing chatter
withers into solitude.
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